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Wenatchee All-Sports Leader

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Wenatchee is All-Sports Leader
The league standings for 11 sports are complete after the fall and winter seasons, and the Panthers have had the most success so far among the six Columbia Basin Big Nine Conference members. Using the cross country and golf method of low score being the leader, the numbers are below. First place earns a one, second place two, etc. through six places (four in bowling). There are nine more sports to go in the spring – boys tennis, girls tennis, boys track, girls track, boys golf, girls golf, boys soccer, baseball and softball.

I can’t do it in chart form in this blog, so will go with the following. BBB = Boys Basketball, GBB = Girls Basketball, Bowl = Bowling, BCC = Boys Cross Country, GCC = Girls Cross Country, Foot = Football, GSoc = Girls Soccer, BSw = Boys Swimming, GSw = Girls Swimming, Voll = Volleyball and Wre = Wrestling.

Wenatchee – 2 BBB, 5 GBB, 1 Bowl, 2 BCC, 2.5 GCC, 2.5 Foot, 4 GSoc, 2 BSw, 1 GSw, 1 Voll, 4 Wre, 27.0 Total
Moses Lake – 5 BBB, 1 GBB, 2.5 Bowl, 4 BCC, 5 GCC, 4 Foot, 2GSoc, 1 BSw, 2 GSw, 2 Voll, 2 Wre, 30.5 Total
Eastmont – 1 BBB, 3.5 GBB, 0 Bowl, 5 BCC, 4 GCC, 1 Foot, 3 GSoc, 5.5 BSw, 3 GSw, 4 Voll, 3 Wre, 33.0 Total
Davis – 3 BBB, 2 GBB, 4 Bowl, 3 BCC, 2.5 GCC, 6 Foot, 1 G Soc, 3 BSw, 5 GSw, 6 Voll, 5 Wre, 40.5 Total
Eisenhower – 6 BBB, 6 BBB, 2.5 Bowl, 1 BCC, 1 GCC, 2.5 Foot, 6 GSoc, 4 BSw, 4 GSw, 3 Voll, 6 Wre, 42.0 Total
Sunnyside – 4 BBB, 3.5 GBB, 0 Bowl, 6 BCC, 6 GCC, 5 Foot, 5 GSoc, 5.5 BSw, 6 GSw, 5 Voll, 1 Wre, 47.0 Total

Winter Awards Night
Thursday, March 7 is Winter Sports Awards Night. The affair begins at 6:30 in the gym where recognition will be given for all-league athletes, coaches of the year, academic honors, etc. At approximately 7 the large gathering will break up into groups by sport and coaches will acknowledge their teams and athletes. Sports involved are wrestling, bowling, boys swimming, girls basketball and boys basketball. All Panther fans are welcome.

Boys Basketball
How about Wenatchee’s nonleague opponents this season? Four of the five qualified for state tournaments. Each is one of eight teams remaining in their state and classification. Their combined record is 81-17.
Lake City 17-5 (5A). WHS defeated the Coeur D’Alene school 54-44 in Wenatchee in season opener for both teams.
Newport 18-8 (4A). The Knights defeated WHS 53-44 in Wenatchee.
Lakeside 22-4 (3A). The Lions defeated WHS 48-47 in Wenatchee.
Jackson 24-0 (4A). The Timberwolves defeated WHS 64-51 in Port Townsend.